Saturday: Fry-Angle Aquarium Society Fish Show

October 9, 2015

The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society will stage its Annual Fish Show tomorrow [Oct 10] with the support of the SPCA hosting at their Valley Road, Paget location from 11am until 4pm. The Society is an organisation of individuals whose common interest is the keeping of tropical fish.

A spokesperson said, “With over 65 entries encompassing a cross section of fresh water fish kept by local enthusiasts you can find junior and adult entries from African and South American Cichlids to guppies and even a Bichir Eel.

“People wanting to find out more about the club and joining are invited to stop by for this free event open to the whole community.” Judging takes place today with the winners announced at a presentation tonight.

Show classes include:

DIVISION 1 – CICHLIDS

Class 1. CICHLIDAE

  • a) Aulonocara species
  • b) Other Lake Malawi
  • c) Lake Tanganyika
  • d) Other African or Asian Cichlid
  • e) Angelfish and Discus
  • f) Central American
  • g) South American over 6” [full adult size]
  • h) South American under 6” [full adult size]

DIVISION 1 – CHARACINS & CYPRINIDS

Class 2. CHARACINS/CHARACOIDS

  • a) Tetras
  • b) Other American Characins
  • c) African Characins

Class 3. CYPRINIDAE

  • a) Barbs
  • b) Botias and other Loaches
  • c) Danios, Rasboras, Minnows and other Cyprinidae
  • d) Fancy Goldfish
  • e) Koi
  • f) Killifish

DIVISION 3 – CATFISH

Class 4. CATFISH

  • a) African Catfish
  • b) Asian Catfish
  • c) Corydoras
  • d) “Suckermouth” catfish
  • e) Other Catfish

DIVISION 4 – LIVEBEARERS, ANABANTOIDS & TRUE BONY FISHES

Class 5. POECILIIDAE

  • a) Swordtails and Platies
  • b) Mollies
  • c) Guppies

Class 6. ANABANTOIDS

  • a) Bettas
  • b) Gouramies
  • c) Others

Class 7. TRUE BONY FISHES

  • a) Knife Fishes and Mormyrids [Elephant Noses]
  • b) Rainbow Fishes
  • c) Gobies and Blennies
  • d) Snakeheads and Arowanas
  • e) Spiny Eels
  • f) Other Bony Fishes

Trophies will be awarded for the following:

  • Best Cichlid in Show
  • Best Old World Cichlid
  • Best New World Cichlid
  • Best of Division 2
  • Best Catfish in Show
  • Best of Division 4
  • Best Cichlid By A Junior
  • Best Non-Cichlid By A Junior
  • People’s Choice Award
  • BEST IN SHOW
  • RESERVE BEST IN SHOW
  • BEST IN SHOW BY JUNIOR
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